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Cyber Security Awareness

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

This October marks the tenth anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security in cooperation with the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center.  In addition, Governor Rick Perry has also proclaimed October to be Cyber Security Awareness Month in the State of Texas.

In recognition of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, for the Month of October, the Information Security Office (ISO) will host the following educational opportunities:

  • Wednesdays, Oct. 9, 16, 23, UC – 1st Floor Booth:  The Information Security Office will be available to answer your Cyber security questions on Wednesdays between 11:30am and 1pm in the E.H. Hereford University Center. Learn how to protect your identity, defend your computer against malware, and secure your data.  Bookmark the ISO Blog to view the latest security advisories or like ISO on Facebook  to receive security tips.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 15, 11:30am-1:00pm, UC - San Saba:  Malware Clean Up – Lunch & Learn – with the Information Security Office Staff for campus Information Security Administrators and Desktop Support Associates.
    Register via Email by clicking this link:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 22, 11:30am-1:00pm, UC - San Saba:  Web and Application Development – Lunch & Learn – with Dr. Matthew Wright, Computer Science and Engineering professor, for campus Web Application Developers and Programmers.
    Register via Email by clicking this link:

  • Monday, Oct. 28, 10:00am-12:00pm, UC – Bluebonnet North:  CIAS Executive Awareness Briefing with Texas Department of Information Resources and UT San Antonio’s Center for Infrastructure Assurance And Security.  The briefing is designed to broaden awareness for executives and managers within agencies and higher education and does not require any technical subject matter expertise. This one-hour session will focus on awareness of cyber security threats and issues and the simple, yet effective, steps that you can take to prevent being another statistic. Followed by a one-hour question and answer discussion, to learn practical skills for personal cyber security.
    Register At:

For more information, contact the Information Security Office at